Home » Aerospace and Defense

Germany Defense Market Size and Trends, Budget Allocation, Regulations, Key Acquisitions, Competitive Landscape and Forecast, 2021-2026

Germany Defense Market – Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2026' report provides the market size forecast and the projected growth rate for the next five years. The report covers industry analysis including the key market drivers, emerging technology trends, and major challenges faced by market participants. It also offers insights regarding key factors and government programs that are expected to influence the demand for military platforms over the forecast period.

Germany's defense budget for FY2021 is set at US$57.5 bn, registering a Y-o-Y growth rate from 2020 of 9.7%. Defense spending is expected to grow over the forecast period with the country's prioritization of defense expenditure, as the country recovers from the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. This overall upward trajectory will witness Germany's total defense budget grow slowly FY2026, rising to US$58.0 billion with a CAGR of -0.04% for the forecast period.

Over the forecast period, one of the main factors in particular driving defense spending is the need to modernise its standing fleet and increase its readiness levels. Further to this, international pressure from allies to increase defense spending will remain and thus Germany will be driven to continue to invest in defense in order to maintain key international alliances.

This report offers detailed analysis of Germany's defense market with market size forecasts covering the next five years. This report will also analyze factors that influence demand for the industry, key market trends, and challenges faced by industry participants.

Germany will continue to invest in key defense programs despite the economic challenges posed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these procurement programs are driven by Germany's desire to paritcipate in European defense integration – for example, the development of the Eurofighter Typhoon is led by the European consortium Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH.

Who Should Buy

– Defence Startup's, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Defence Planners, Aerospace and Defence Integrators, Venture Capital Firms, Government Agencies, Head of Marketing, Head of Sales, CEOs and Senior Executives.

– The concerned stakeholders can utilize the report to identify high growth segments and customize their offerings to match the project requirements.

– The Venture Capital Firms can utilize the project details, growth rate, and market size to identify and fund high potential startups.


In particular, it provides an in-depth analysis of the following –

– Germany's defense budget: detailed analysis of Germany's FY2021 defense budget broken down into market size and market share. This is coupled with an examination of key current and future acquisitions.

– Regulation: the procurement policy and process is explained. This is coupled with an analysis of Germany's military doctrine and strategy to provide a comprehensive overview of Germay's military regulation.

– Security Environment: political alliances and perceived security threats to Germany are examined; there help to explain trends in spending and modernisation.

– Import and Export Dynamics: analysis of prevalent trends in the country’s imports and exports over the last five years

– Competitive landscape and strategic insights: analysis of the competitive landscape of the German defense industry.

Reasons to Buy

– Determine prospective investment areas based on a detailed trend analysis of the German defense market over the next five years

– Gain in-depth understanding about the underlying factors driving demand for different defense and internal security segments in the German market and identify the opportunities offered.

– Strengthen your understanding of the market in terms of demand drivers, market trends, and the latest technological developments, among others

– Identify the major threats that are driving the German defense market providing a clear picture about future opportunities that can be tapped, resulting in revenue expansion

– Channelize resources by focusing on the ongoing programs that are being undertaken by the German government

– Make correct business decisions based on in-depth analysis of the competitive landscape consisting of detailed profiles of the top defense equipment providers in the country. The company profiles also includes information about the key products, alliances, recent contract awarded, and financial analysis, wherever available

Key Players

Rheinmetall AG

Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug

Airbus SE

Damen Shipyards Group

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Defense Budget Assessment

Budgeting Process

Defense Market Size Historical And Forecast

Drivers Of Defense Expenditure

Analysis Of Defense Budget Allocation

Military Doctrine And Security Environment

Military Doctrine And Strategy

Primary Threat Perception

Political And Strategic Alliances

Geopolitical Social And Economic Scenario

Market Entry Strategy And Regulations

Procurement Policy And Process

Market Regulations and Market Entry Route

Key Challenges

Major M&A, Financing and Partnerships

Market Attractiveness And Emerging Opportunities

Market Attractiveness, 2020 2025

Top Defense Segments By Value

Import And Export Market Dynamics

Import Market Dynamics

Export Market Dynamics

Defense Platform Acquisitions

Defense Platform Acquisitions By Value

MKS 180

Eurofighter Typhoon


A400M Atlas



Maritime Patrol Aircraft


Fleet Size

Competitive Landscape

Defense Companies Operating In Germany

Main Defense Companies


About This Report

About Us

Contact Us


Discounts available for multiple purchases.

+44 20 7947 2960

Join our mailing list

Saved reports